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Sachin April 14, 2005 14:48

Hex Mesh generation

Is there a grid generation software out there which can generate non-orthogonal hex meshes in most (atleast 95%) of the domain and do the rest (if required) with tets/prisms?

Márcio Ricardo April 14, 2005 15:24

Re: Hex Mesh generation
Do you mean dragon grids? It uses unstructured tet grids to merge block structured grids, but I don't know if there are commercial softwares for this.

Sachin April 14, 2005 18:04

Re: Hex Mesh generation
The DRAGON grid project looks very interesting, let's see what they come up with. I wonder if there are other codes/algorithms like it already out there.

Deng April 15, 2005 04:39

Re: Hex Mesh generation
HEXPRESS of Numeca is a 100% Hexa unsrtuctured grid generator. Harpoon is a Hexa dominant unstructured grid generator.

Sachin April 15, 2005 09:14

Re: Hex Mesh generation
HEXPRESS looks like a cool technology. Has anybody has had any experiences with it? eg. its performance for skew geometries, the number of skew cells and the maximum skewness/ill-conditioning in the grid?

SShaw_uk April 18, 2005 16:39

Re: Hex Mesh generation
GRIDGEN ( does this and also includes prismatic meshes too.


Márcio Ricardo April 28, 2005 14:25

Re: Hex Mesh generation
Try the meshing research corner:

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